Biden leads crowded field of Dems in potential 2020 matchup: poll

Biden leads crowded field of Dems in potential 2020 matchup: poll
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenNewsom endorses Kamala Harris for president Trump, Biden in dead heat in hypothetical 2020 matchup among Texas voters Biden calls for reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act MORE leads a crowded field of potential 2020 Democrats, according to a new poll from CNN and SSRS.

One-third of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents polled selected Biden as their choice to take on President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates ambassador to Turkey Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago after signing bill to avert shutdown CNN, MSNBC to air ad turned down by Fox over Nazi imagery MORE in 2020.

Other popular choices included Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersNewsom endorses Kamala Harris for president Business, conservative groups slam Trump’s national emergency declaration Poll: Sanders, Biden seen as most popular second choices in Dem primary MORE (I-Vt.) with 13 percent and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisNewsom endorses Kamala Harris for president Constitutional conservatives need to oppose the national emergency Overnight Health Care — Sponsored by America's 340B Hospitals — Dems blast rulemaking on family planning program | Facebook may remove anti-vaccine content | Medicare proposes coverage for new cancer treatment MORE (D-Calif.) at 9 percent.

Democratic Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenNewsom endorses Kamala Harris for president Constitutional conservatives need to oppose the national emergency Poll: Sanders, Biden seen as most popular second choices in Dem primary MORE (Mass.) and Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerNewsom endorses Kamala Harris for president Trump tweets video mocking Dems not cheering during State of the Union Former Virginia Gov McAuliffe writes book about confronting white nationalism MORE (N.J.) were also possible candidates.

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Biden has consistently polled ahead of other Democrats and Trump in a number of surveys about potential 2020 showdowns.

But the former VP has not yet said whether he plans to run, saying last week that he is not running for president “at this point.”

The CNN poll also found that 46 percent of Americans say they think Trump will win reelection, a six-point increase from when the same question was asked in March. Another 47 percent think he will not win a second term.

The poll was conducted from October 4 to 7 among 1,009 adults. It has a margin of error of 3.8 percentage points.